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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-00910
Location: Abbott Park, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 01/25/2018
Title: Project Manager 
Location: Client Park, IL 
Duration: 6+ months
Rate: DOE

Nights and weekends will be required but not all the time. Must work in the office. 

This for Data Network projects, needs to be able to work independently but part of team. Strong communication skills and may have to work with Teams in EMEA so different shift work may be needed 

Execute and manage IT projects within the defined scope. Expedite, manage and coordinated a multitude of interrelated IT project activities and changing priorities to ensure the successful completion of projects. Report to Program Manager and work with local sites contacts and regional managers to manage dates, space and deployment tasks. Works with Program Manager to establish project goals and business case. Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan. Execute agile program plan to ensure aggressive dates are met. Ability to work with local resources to meet dates and eliminate excuses to meet program goals. Gather lessons learned, accomplishments, issues and decisions in a status report and escalate to program manager urgent issues. Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status. Makes recommendations based on current project status to resolve issues. Coordinate local resources to ensure program and business needs are addressed through proactive priority management with business leaders Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures. Must have fluent skills in excel, power point and word documents. Must work within program guidelines. 

Education and Experience: Bachelor degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline: 5 to 7 years